BOONE — A lawsuit against Watauga County Board of Elections member Jane Ann Hodges by former election poll worker Melanie Byrd Hollar was dismissed on Nov. 14, according to court documents at the Watauga County Courthouse.

RALEIGH – N.C. Congressional District 5, which has extended from Watauga County eastward to Forsyth County for more than 20 years, could be dramatically changed and shifted southward to Cleveland and Gaston counties, according to the N.C. General Assembly.

Jay Lenord Teams, 86 of Vale, N.C., went home to be with the L…

Carl was born in Cornelius, N.C., and was the youngest of six …

In my 66 years I have witnessed American history: Vietnam, the Nixon and Clinton impeachments, Iran Contra, Benghazi, and the 9/11 wars, just to name a few. These events were traumatic and in some cases very divisive. But despite this, thanks to our democracy, our country has remained as str…

Here they are again, those inviting snowflakes on our lamp posts in Boone. Thank you for going back to the warmer lights after a couple years of the colder LED ones.

Snow in the forecast and on the ground this week means more than slippery, winter conditions, it means the first slippery, winter conditions of the season — and that means drivers need to re-acclimate to ski season in the High Country.

Jews have been awarded 40 percent of the Nobel Prizes in economics, 30 percent of those in medicine, 25 percent in physics, 20 percent in chemistry, 15 percent in literature and 10 percent of the Nobel Peace Prizes. Since the beginning of the 20th century, there have been just more than 900 …